Miche­lin stars lost and won on Skye

The Press and Journal (Inverness) - - NEWS -

It was good news and bad news for Skye restau­rants when the Miche­lin guide an­nounced its star awards for 2018.

The Loch Bay Restau­rant, based in a for­mer crofter’s cot­tage, was awarded a Miche­lin star – but the Kin­loch Lodge Ho­tel and Restau­rant lost theirs.

Chef pa­tron at Loch Bay is Michael Smith who runs it with his wife, Laurence, to­gether with a front-of-house team led by Graeme Creamer.

The restau­rant is in Stein, a fish­ing vil­lage on the north-west Water­nish penin­sula. Lo­cal seafood fea­tures highly on their menus, which have clas­sic French in­flu­ences.

There was no hard feel­ings as Loch Bay’s suc­cess was ap­plauded

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